Daily Archives: 25 November 2015

Apple or Pumpkin?

Local sports talk radio was debating the choice yesterday. Growing up, my mom loved to bake and we loved to eat. As I remember it, she made five pies many Thanksgivings: one mincemeat, my dad’s favorite; two pumpkins, and the two … Continue reading

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Songleader to Choir

When I arrived in my new parish, we had a few highly-attended funerals. For the daughter of my retired predecessor, most of the choir sang. I was asked about reviving the funeral choir. Since it wasn’t my initiative, I acceded … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 165: Fossil Fuels

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. 165. We know that technology based on the use of highly polluting fossil fuels – especially coal, but also oil and, to a lesser degree, gas – needs … Continue reading

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